senate Bill S6947A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the sexual assault forensic examination telemedicine pilot program

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Apr 23, 2018 advanced to third reading
Apr 18, 2018 2nd report cal.
Apr 17, 2018 1st report cal.798
Jan 16, 2018 print number 6947a
Jan 16, 2018 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 09, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
Nov 17, 2017 referred to rules

Votes

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Apr 17, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S6947A
37
0
committee
37
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 9, 2018 - Health committee Vote

S6947
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S6947 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10408
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2805-ii, Pub Health L

S6947 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the sexual assault forensic examination telemedicine pilot program to provide expert, comprehensive, compassionate care to patients and training to support providers in health care facilities that do not have a designated sexual assault forensic examination program.

S6947 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6947 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6947

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  establishing  the
  sexual assault forensic examination telemedicine pilot program

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2805-ii to read as follows:
  §  2805-II.  SEXUAL  ASSAULT  FORENSIC  EXAMINATION TELEMEDICINE PILOT
PROGRAM. 1. SAFE PILOT ESTABLISHMENT. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A
SEXUAL ASSAULT FORENSIC EXAMINATION (SAFE) TELEMEDICINE PILOT PROGRAM TO
ASSIST  IN  PROVIDING  EXPERT,  COMPREHENSIVE,  COMPASSIONATE  CARE   TO
PATIENTS  AND  TRAINING  TO  SUPPORT PROVIDERS IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
THAT DO NOT  HAVE  A  DESIGNATED  SEXUAL  ASSAULT  FORENSIC  EXAMINATION
PROGRAM.    THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONSULT WITH THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL
JUSTICE SERVICES, WHERE APPROPRIATE, IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SUCH  PILOT
PROGRAM.  SUCH SAFE TELEMEDICINE PILOT SHALL:
  (A)  SUPPORT PATIENT CARE AND PROVIDE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER INSTRUCTION
AND SUPPORT IN A TIMELY MANNER ON A TWENTY-FOUR HOURS A DAY, SEVEN  DAYS
A  WEEK BASIS TO ANY VICTIM OF SEXUAL ASSAULT OR ABUSE WHO PRESENTS AT A
FACILITY PARTICIPATING IN SUCH PILOT FOR SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH SEXUAL
ASSAULT OR ABUSE, AND CONSENTS TO SUCH SERVICES;
  (B) HAVE PROFESSIONALS SPECIALLY TRAINED, EXPERIENCED AND CERTIFIED AS
SEXUAL ASSAULT FORENSIC EXAMINERS TO SUPPORT  EMERGENCY  ROOM  STAFF  IN
CARING FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT OR ABUSE AND APPROPRIATELY SECURING
FORENSIC EVIDENCE THROUGH LIVE AUDIO VIDEO TECHNOLOGY;
  (C)  OFFER  TO  PROVIDE  SUPPORT  THROUGH TELEMEDICINE TO NO LESS THAN
FORTY-SIX HOSPITALS WITHOUT A SAFE PROGRAM UPON THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF
THIS  SECTION,  INCLUDING ALL CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS AND HOSPITALS IN
RURAL AND/OR UNDERSERVED AREAS OF THE STATE;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13688-02-7

Co-Sponsors

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S6947A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10408
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2805-ii, Pub Health L

S6947A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the sexual assault forensic examination telemedicine pilot program to provide expert, comprehensive, compassionate care to patients and training to support providers in health care facilities that do not have a designated sexual assault forensic examination program.

S6947A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6947A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6947--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HANNON, GALLIVAN, LARKIN, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Rules  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Health in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said  committee  and
  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the
  sexual assault forensic examination telemedicine pilot program

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
2805-ii to read as follows:
  § 2805-II. SEXUAL  ASSAULT  FORENSIC  EXAMINATION  TELEMEDICINE  PILOT
PROGRAM. 1. SAFE PILOT ESTABLISHMENT. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A
SEXUAL ASSAULT FORENSIC EXAMINATION (SAFE) TELEMEDICINE PILOT PROGRAM TO
ASSIST  IN  PROVIDING EXPERT, COMPREHENSIVE, COMPASSIONATE CARE TO ADULT
AND ADOLESCENT PATIENTS AND TRAINING TO SUPPORT PROVIDERS IN HEALTH CARE
FACILITIES THAT DO NOT HAVE A DESIGNATED SEXUAL ASSAULT  FORENSIC  EXAM-
INATION  PROGRAM.    THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONSULT WITH THE DIVISION OF
CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES, WHERE APPROPRIATE, IN  THE  ESTABLISHMENT  OF
SUCH PILOT PROGRAM.  SUCH SAFE TELEMEDICINE PILOT SHALL:
  (A)  SUPPORT PATIENT CARE AND PROVIDE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER INSTRUCTION
AND SUPPORT IN A TIMELY MANNER ON A TWENTY-FOUR HOURS A DAY, SEVEN  DAYS
A  WEEK BASIS TO ANY VICTIM OF SEXUAL ASSAULT OR ABUSE WHO PRESENTS AT A
FACILITY PARTICIPATING IN SUCH PILOT FOR SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH SEXUAL
ASSAULT OR ABUSE, AND CONSENTS TO SUCH SERVICES;
  (B) HAVE PROFESSIONALS SPECIALLY TRAINED, EXPERIENCED AND CERTIFIED AS
SEXUAL ASSAULT FORENSIC EXAMINERS TO SUPPORT  EMERGENCY  ROOM  STAFF  IN
CARING FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT OR ABUSE AND APPROPRIATELY SECURING
FORENSIC EVIDENCE THROUGH LIVE AUDIO VIDEO TECHNOLOGY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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